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Malicious Email Examples

June 3, 2013 - Phishing email.  Phishing clues:  

  • Note that sender is from an unrelated entity.
  • Google docs form used to collect credentials. 
Date:  Mon, 3 Jun 2013 20:53:18 +0530
From:  Curt Brown
To:  undisclosed-recipients:;
Subject:  Upgrade Alert

You have exceeded your mail.depaul.edu quota limit of 500MB and you need to expand the mail.depaul.edu quota before the next 48 hours. If you have not updated your mail.depaul.edu account in 2013, you must do it now. You can expand to 10GB mail.depaul.edu quota limit.
 
Click on the link below to upgrade your account: hxxps://docs.google.com/forms/d/12VQ7gktR2J18HvWdTj_GhogZ5a1RVeH9ShGTi8_zhwk/viewform​ 
Thanks for your understanding.